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. good morning, america. breaking news. wildfires exploding across southern california. a storm of embers. >> i have never seen anything like this. >> more than 1,000 people forced to evacuate as massive flames close in on their homes. and this highway near los angeles, the mad rush to escape overnight. humanitarian crisis in puerto rico. >> this is the biggest catastrophe in puerto rican history. >> new video shows the damage from above. people trapped, painting the word, help, on their roof. rescuers spotting, coming to their aid. citizens suffering unbearable heat. without power and basic supplies and now president trump under fire for his response as some of the world's most famous stars beg for help. caught on camera.
the lapd of the inning this video as a possible kidnapping. this man seen grabbing this woman and putting her into his car. the search right now. the american people takes the knee. the cowboys along with owner jerry jones kneeling before the national anthem, and then linking arms doing it. the country divided. some fans even burning their gear. what the steelers player and former army ranger who became a national symbol is now revealing about this dramatic moment. and we do say good morning, america, on a very busy tuesday morning, and this moment on the football field last night got a lot of reaction. as protests continue to grow across the country. >> the cowboys and their owner, jerry jones, taking a knee before the anthem, and then their team and the cardinals
linking arms during the anthem. a lot of people had their eyes on this waiting to see what was going to happen when the national anthem was sung, and it was their way, and jerry jones came up with showing the solidarity, and support and then honoring the flag. >> around 6:30 this morning, the president put out a couple of tweet, one saying, look at all those boos, but then saying it was progress when they stood up. more on that ahead, and then on the humanitarian crisis, but first those wildfires. forcing more than 1,000 people to evacuate. abc's jim avila is on the scene in corona. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. a heroic effort overnight as firefighters struggle with intense flames and working to save hundreds of homes. mandatory evacuations under way for more than 1,300 people. >> flames were across every hill all the way around us. swirling embers.
it was crazy. >> reporter: the fire dangerously close to this highway. several lanes shutting down. as people spent the night desperately trying to evacuate. >> i started packing my car. >> reporter: it's called the canyon wildfire, and it's quickly burning from a quarter of an acre to at least 1,700 acres. two super scoopers dropping water. another plane seen here dropping chemicals. and six fires attacking the fire. but early this morning -- >> they said the helicopters are not coming anymore because of the visibility issue. >> reporter: wildfires lighting up. skies in southern california. >> there was a tornado of embers going through here. >> i have never seen anything like this. >> reporter: this video taken from a home, showing the raging inferno up close. >> just came up quickly like a fire storm. came up over the ridge there. probably 50-foot flames. >> reporter: firefighters scrambling to get to hiydrants s the fire quickly spreads. 300 homes in jeopardy.
whipping wildfire winds making for an incredibly dangerous situation. as you can see behind me, firefighters are still on guard here hoping that the fire will remain put down, and that there are no more hot spots. they are guarding against that through the night and morning. robin? >> we hope the same. jim, thank you. as the wildfires grow out west, maria is nearing the east coast. it is not expected to make landfall, but it is posing a threat and forcing mandatory evacuations for parts of north carolina. let's go to ginger with the latest. >> good morning to you, robin. so many people saying, it feels like summer. this late september heat is very deceiving and they go to the beach and they see this. the big red flag, and the huge surf. that's the outer banks, but it's not just the outer banks effected. because of the proximity, it will kick up and you see that ridge in the jet stream. that has been keeping it kind of slow. north at 7 miles per hour is its movement. what you will see in the next 24 to 36 hours is its closest proximity to the outer banks. tonight through tomorrow morning, gusts up to 65, and 38
there even in parts of virginia, and then this cold front and associated trop comes through, and pushes to the east and you will see this hard right turn, and then out in the atlantic. doesn't mean you won't see 7 to 10-foot waves you through massachusetts and rhode island though, and then 15-foot surf in cape hatteras, north carolina. >> reporter: good morning. we're feeling those intense wind gusts. just look at the waves. massive waves coming ashore here. some going down the street right through the dunes here. i want you to look at the issue here. you have all these homes and there is a state of emergency in place in this county. you see these homes? they are on stilts, but look at these houses. they are not that elevated so that's a real concern for flooding. i want you to look at this incredible image right now. we saw this wash up ashore here just yesterday.
this is a potential ordnance. an unexploded ordnance, some kind of world war ii era, and it washed up on this beach north of here. that's how strong these waves have been. this mandatory evacuation is in place for all visitors to hatteras island, that's where we are now. the center of the storm 210 miles away, and this area is expecting the tropical storm force winds, and a lot of rain. again, the concern, looking at these waves, and the concern is wind, and tides, and people are concerned. >> still talking about maria. >> maria left so much destruction across puerto rico that the governor is now warning of a humanitarian crisis. the storm has killed at least 16 people there, and look at these stunning before and after pictures showing how much of the island is still without power. 5% of puerto rico's electricity has been restored and abc's eva pilgrim spoke with the governor
and joins us now from san juan. good morning. >> reporter: michael, hurricane maria's destruction is all over this island. you can see this window blown out, this bus stop knocked over. now the governor of puerto rico is begging for more help. this morning, puerto rico facing a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented proportions. >> i'm asking for your help in this. this is the biggest catastrophe in puerto rican history. >> reporter: this family trapped in their home, writing, help, on the roof in a last-ditch effort. customs and border patrol coming to their rescue, but not everyone here so lucky. we are many days removed from hurricane maria making landfall, and you can see there are still several neighborhoods that are flooded. puerto rico's governor says the situation is a race against time. >> if we don't get unprecedented collaboration from the federal government here, this could collapse into a humanitarian crisis. >> eight hours waiting for gas. just waiting for gas.
>> reporter: this satellite image shows the island looks almost blacked out from space. with only 5% of electricity restored so far, the citizens who live here are suffering in unbearable heat without basic supplies. much of the wear undrinkable. 80% of the crops decimated, and police guarding lines for gas that are hours long. >> people are running out of food. they are fighting. everyone basically is fighting in the stores, in the street, in the gas lines. you know, it's -- it's really, really survival mode right now. >> reporter: the white house is expected to send relief at the beginning of october, but many are concerned that will be too late. celebs like mark anthony tweeting, do something about our people in need in puerto rico. >> my cousin and i haven't been able to hear from our families over there. together, we can help rebuild
our island. >> reporter: the faa says there are a dozen flights in and out of san juan each day and rising, but maria destroyed critical navigation systems. they have to use chainsaws to get to one of the main radar sites. michael? >> thank you, eva. such devastation. >> the storm has been so long. last wednesday it made landfall there in puerto rico, and the number of people that are suffering. >> so many. president trump is facing criticism for his response. his first tweet on puerto rico last night, and another defeat on health care. the last-ditch effort to repeal obamacare, meaning it doesn't have the votes to pass before this week's deadline, and the president is digging into his fight with the nfl. he is claiming a backlash against players who kneel. cecilia vega in washington with more on this. good morning. let's begin with puerto rico. the president had that tweet last night, but also seemed to criticize the island.
>> reporter: yeah, george, and he went on in those tweets to emphasize that island's massive debt crisis, all the money owed to wall street, and by our count since saturday, the president has tweeted about sports 23 times. about puerto rico just three times. as you can imagine the criticism has been pouring in from celebrities to members of congress on capitol hill. the white house response to this, they say, the fema administrator has been on the ground, and the adviser to the president was on the ground. they say the federal response has been unprecedented, but look, the president is likely to face a lot more criticism if he is tweeting about this debt crisis while millions of people are still without power. >> this fight with the nfl continues into this morning. yesterday at the white house press briefing, you pressed the press secretary, sarah sanders. >> reporter: does the president believe there are very fine people who kneeled yesterday or are they all s.o.b.s?
>> you're trying to conflate things here. we respect the rights people have, but we have to focus. this is about the president being for respecting our country through symbols like the american flag. >> and cecilia, the president seems to be enjoying this fight. >> reporter: yeah. they are just absolutely defiant on this one. as you just mentioned, he is back up and tweeting again about this. take a look. it says, ratings for nfl football are way down, except for game starts when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected. the white house says this is not about race or the president being against something. they say this is not about him not being focused on other priorities. they say this is about president trump defending patriotism, but with those images right there, as you can see, so many people on fields and outside of fields across this country completely disagr disagree. >> a lot more division on this one. cecilia vega, thanks very much. >> he is obsessed with ratings.
more on the republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal the affordable care act. time is running out. gop lawmakers are facing a saturday deadline and our congressional correspondent, mary bruce, is on capitol hill with the latest on where things stand. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, robin. after seven years, republicans still can't agree on a path forward to overhaul obamacare. this morning, three republicans are now a no, which means for now, this latest health care bill isn't going anywhere. with the bill facing a growing backlash -- [ chanting ] this morning, the latest republican health care plan appears to be dead. maine senator susan collins delivering what is the fatal blow saying she cannot support the bill. >> it is clear to me that the graham/cassidy bill was not the answer. >> reporter: her objections to the bill? the deep cuts to medicaid. weakened protections to people with pre-existing conditions, and the fear that premiums for
many would likely rise. she joins rand paul and john mccain, but they are vowing to fight on. >> we're going to press on, and it's okay to vote. it's okay to fall short if you do for an idea you believe in. >> reporter: opposition to the bill boiled over on monday as protesters took to the halls of the capitol. >> if you want a hearing, you better shut up. >> reporter: protesters hauled off and arrested. many in wheelchairs. this woman came from wyoming for her voice to be heard. her daughter is in a wheelchair. her daughter-in-law, battling her fourth round of cancer. what do you want lawmakers to hear from you and everyone else in this line? >> be human. care. care about insurance for everyone. not just yourselves or your relatives. care about everyone, even the poor. they need it. >> reporter: so what comes next here? well, republicans will now likely have to work with democrats on a bipartisan
solution to repair obamacare, but for now, their signature promise to repeal and replace it is out of reach, george. >> they have to decide whether to pull the plug around noon today. thanks very much. president trump facing a test at the polls and the president is pushing for luther strange. he is facing a strong republican primary challenger, and that person is backed by steve ban. abc's chief national correspondent, tom llamas, is in mobile. >> for whatever reason, god has put me in this election -- >> reporter: overnight, former alabama chief justice, roy moore, making it clear, he is going to defend the second amendment. >> i believe in the seconded amendment. >> reporter: and this morning, political trouble could be coming for president trump on horseback. moore will ride to the polls to vote for himself in the senate republican primary.
>> i ron the last time i rode a horse. >> reporter: he is facing luther strange who is backed by president trump. >> they want to see what the people of alabama do tomorrow. >> reporter: moore has won over some of the trump's most prominent supporters, including the president's former chief strategi strategist, steve bannon, who is breaking with the president in this race. >> we did not come here to defy donald trump. we came to praise and honor him. >> reporter: who should they vote for? >> i came down here for judge roy moore. >> reporter: but the president is sticking by luther strange. >> i say, senator, i need your help. i said, i got to get your vote on health care. he says, you have got it. >> reporter: senator strange was appointed to jeff sessions' seat when sessions was confirmed as attorney general. he is the tallest person to serve in the senate. >> i said, that is the tallest
person i have ever seen. that's why i call him big luther. >> reporter: but he is facing a big challenge in moore who is well known by conservatives for refusing a federal order to remove a ten commandments monument from a judicial building, and later suspended as a judge for ignoring the supreme court ruling on legalizing same-sex marriage. strange who campaigned with mike pence overnight is banking on that white house support to deliver victory. >> the vice president and the president of the united states, came here on my behalf, and it means more than i can possibly say. >> reporter: now strange and his supporters which include a superpac linked to senator mitch mcconnell have poured millions into attack ads in this race, but local reports show moore on top, and president trump tweeted this morning saying, luther strange has been shooting up in the alabama poll since my endorsement. finish the job. vote today for big luther.
robin? >> we'll see what happens. all right, tom. this morning, tensions are escalating with north korea. they say they have the right to shoot down american war planes. martha raddatz is here with the latest, and this comes in response to our u.s. bombers flying into north korea? >> absolutely. they flew further north. they were off the coast about 200 miles than they have in decades. this was a show of force. they could not be shot down 200 miles off that coast. they are away from north korean artillery and rockets, but the north koreans put out a prop gran da video shooting down our bombers, but jim mattis says he hopes to solve this diplomatically. >> are we close to a conflict here? >> they are trying to avoid that, but that could always happen, robin. >> thank you. >> thank you, martha. before we go to ginger with the record heat, we'll switch
gears. another milestone on the baseball field. aaron judge breaking the record of becoming the first rookie ever to hit 50 home runs in a season. his teammates, you know, very modest guy, they had to urge him to come out of the dugout and take a well-deserved curtain call. never before done. aaron judge, congratulations. great rookie season. >> 50 and counting. a lot more to come. >> chicago 90 plus today it will be the seventh day in a row. more cupping. first though the tuesday trivia brought to you by liberty mutual.
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i-95 southbound looking at a good sized delay. look at that traffic right now, 35 minute jam to get from woodhaven to the vine so you're jammed from academy to girard trying to head towards center city tam. >> thank you, karen. we'll take a short break and come back to accuweather. >> ♪ [drumming] one time, in new orleans, well, before it was even founded, a french teenager, bienville, scared away a british warship with just a story. and great stories kept coming.
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and forced into his car. that suspect on the loose, and the lapd now investigating. but we begin with the athletes taking a stand after president trump's attack on those who don't stand for the national anthem. lebron james taking the mic monday saying he doesn't regret calling president trump a bum, and saying protests aren't meant to disrespect the flag or the military. take a look. >> it is about equality, and people having the option and the freedom to speak upon things that they feel is not just. >> and the arizona cardinals and the cowboys took the field. abc's matt gutman was there, and he joins us from glendale, arizona. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, michael. what we saw last night seemed to take fans' breath away, and generated some boos. the entire dallas cowboys team, america's team take a knee before the national anthem,
along with its owner, jerry jones. this is remarkable because this was started last year by a single player often kneeling alone. now it seems to be sanctioned by the league's top brass. the dallas cowboys taking their stand by take a knee before the national anthem. team owner jerry jones, right in the middle. >> boos can be heard from this sellout crowd in arizona. >> reporter: after america's team acknowledged the protest for racial equality, in what seemed a choreographed move, the team stood up, went to the sidelines, linked arms for the star spangled banner alongside their opponents. the nfl commissioner tweeting, it was a great show of unity. >> our players wanted to make a statement about unity and we wanted to make a statement about equality. ♪ what so proudly >> reporter: symbolism everywhere, even on jordan
sparks' microphone. it reads, speak up for those who can't speak for themselves. fans' reactions, millioned. >> if you stand or if you kneel, do your thing. >> i think the players should still come out and stand on the field. >> reporter: in pittsburgh monday, steelers fans were burning gear. ben roethlisberger speaks out against the decision. >> i wish we would have been on the field. i'm entitled to that opinion. >> reporter: former arrangmy ra alejandro villanueva was the only steeler on the field hand on heart. his jersey now the top seller in the country. he says separating himself from his teammates was not on intention. >> at the end of the reason, whether i wanted it or not, the reason i went out there by myself is the reason that is
causing all this distress. >> reporter: the fallout from the controversy also hitting athletes' wallets. denver broncos star, von miller who now says his contract with a local ford dealership was not renewed following sunday's game. >> stay ahead of the curb. >> reporter: the super bowl li mvp was not fired, but when we bring in representatives to represent us, we run the risk of being misrepresented. we don't know if this will persist or lose steam. the folks we spoke to out here yesterday said this was probably something about free speech. forgetting the fact that the original intent of the protest was to speak out against police brutality. mike? >> thank you, matt. the original intent is being lost. for him to do that, i think spoke a lot about the league and where their stance is. >> i saw this tweet said,
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a 15-year-old girl. linsey davis with here with that. >> reporter: he lost the chance to be new york city mayor and his wife. this morning, he is waking up to the reality that on top of everything else, he is now about to lose his freedom. >> mr. weiner, any comment? >> reporter: anthony weiner, sullen and speechless emerging from a courtroom monday where he was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old. the former congressman sobbing upon hearing the judge's decision. only moments earlier, he told the judge through tears that he had hit rock bottom and was a changed man, saying, i was a very sick man for a very long time. weiner was hoping to avoid any jail time, looking for probation. his lawyers arguing he is on his way to recovery and wuould not receive proper therapy inside prison. the judge rejected that saying he has a sexual compulsivity disease, and he deserves
punishment. >> he may not be responsible for his disorder, but he was and is responsible for his treatment, and he did not get to that soon enough, and he has hurt people as a result, and he must take the consequences. >> reporter: earlier this year, weiner pled guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor. his teenage victim appeared earlier this month. >> i just sent him a nice message, just hello. i'm a huge fan. >> reporter: his texts change from, your body is pretty insane. i thought you this a.m., to this picture of him with his son. weiner's sentencing is the culmination of a downfall. in 2011, he had to resign from his congressional seat after inadvertently showing a picture of him in his underwear. >> is that a photograph of you? >> here's all that i can do. i said, let's try to figure out who, how, what this -- how this
prank went down, and how we make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: weiner's wife was not present at the courtroom, but submitted a letter to the judge saying, i am devastated by anthony's abcs and i understand he must face consequences. however, as a mother, i will do and always will do anything to help my son be as safe, happy, healthy and complete as possible. weiner will have to go to jail by november 6th and register as a sex offender. >> let's bring in dan abrams, and nancy grace. the judge sending a message here? >> this is the low end. remember, they are just a recommendation. they are not binding. here's what weiner had going for him. he pled guilty and didn't try and meet with this girl. there was no child porn found on his computer. does it matter she initiated this? i don't think so. i don't think the judge thought so either. the bottom line is while this is the bottom end of the sentencing
guidelines, this is a tough sentence considering the facts here. if he hadn't been anthony weiner, he would have ended up with a lesser sentence. >> nancy? >> i have to tell you i am deeply disheartened by this sentence. for dan abrams to say this is not child porn. he asked a girl to strip naked and fondle herself. >> right. so nancy -- right. >> how do you differentiate it? he was looking -- >> repeat what i said. there was no child porn found on his computer. >> found on his computer. yes, i heard you, and if that's your -- >> making sure you got it right. >> good luck. what i'm saying is -- yeah. i got it right. but did you get it right? he asked this girl to strip naked, which she did, and touch herself as he watched on skype and snapchat. he could have gotten ten years. he got a couple of months. they asked for 27 months. he got 21 months. yes, i'm disheartened.
i'm very disheartened, and he will repeat offend. >> no one gets ten years for this. the bottom line is, you know, i did a bunch of research looking at the other cases. some people got tougher sentences than this one. >> much tougher sentences. >> with anything like this fact pattern, nancy, no one gets ten years. >> a minor girl to strip naked and fondle herself? >> can we agree on something? let's agree this is really bad. let's agree anthony weiner deserves prison time. now let's talk about -- now let's talk about how much -- how much time he deserves, right? does it matter to you he pled guilty? does he get credit for that? >> well, let me tell you this. he was caught red-handed. what could he do? he tried to blame the girl. he tried to use as a defense he was texting 19 other women at the time. how did that help? he claimed he didn't meet the girl.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:56 on this tuesday september 26th. let's head to karen rogers starting on the blue route. good morning. >> yeah, good morning. this has been a day for busy accidents. our accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound near conshohocken cleared. the accident on the blue route southbound blocking the left lane past the schuylkill. you're traveling only 11 miles an hour. we've got a live shot of that delay and you can see a 22 minute jam. that's a big size jam from the turnpike to the schuylkill as opposed to a five minutes in the other direction so people are really moving slowly n new jersey 295 northbound approaching 38 an accident here off to the side slowing things down and check out the jam on i-95. no accidents at this point but a 43 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. southbound traffic just kind of crawling along here at cottman and really heavy all the way down to girard. we also have an accident that's new coming in on the boulevard southbound at cottman, only 11 miles an hour
on the boulevard. >> thank you, karen. taking a live look outside you can see it is a bit of a cloudy gray day. dave murphy has more. >> starting out that way, tam. right now we're in the 60's across most of the region, 69 in philadelphia and millville. 66 in allentown. your seven-day forecast shows a warm high today of 86 degrees and we will see some sun mixing with clouds overall. still humid. tomorrow warm, humid, 88 and then a front comes through on thursday. we might shoot up to about 80 ahead of the front but then temperatures tumble late in the day and at night. it's less and less humid, a little breezy and by friday, sunny and nice and feeling a lot more like autumn with a high of 75. then just 69 saturday and 71 sunday. a cool weekend ahead, tam. >> okay, thank you david. the city of philadelphia will unveil a statue of octavius catto next to city hall later today. the 19th century activist helped integrate streetcars. it's the first public statue
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the latest on the humanitarian crisis in puerto rico. >> this is the biggest catastrophe in puerto rican history. >> new videos of the extent of the damage. no power, to basic fly supplies. now president trump under fire for his response. also this morning, wildfires exploding across southern california. more than a thousand people forced to evacuate. as the fire closes in on homes, the mad rush to escape overnight. women and prescription painkillers. the new headline about why so many are being prescribed far more than they need. why they are becoming addicted and the warning signs to watch out for. dr. ashton will break it down for us. harry and meghan, the royal
romance making front pages around the world. holding hands, sitting side by side center court as we say, good morning, america. good job there, buddy. >> thank you. i feel royal. >> good morning, america. it's great to have you with us on this tuesday morning, and we have a packed hour ahead. >> yes, we do. it was a high stakes night on "dancing with the stars." the first couple was sent home, barbara and keo. they flew all night. they flew all night to be with us here live this morning. that's coming up. >> we have kate winslet, stephen king, harrison ford. a packed show. the top story in our morning rundown, and that is puerto rico. the humanitarian crisis after hurricane maria, pleading for help. eva pilgrim is in san juan. good morning, eva. >> reporter: isolated, cut off
from the rest of the world. now the governor of puerto rico begging for help saying they are facing a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented proportions. homes shredded, mud slides leaving houses teetering. puerto rico's governor says this situation is a race against time. only 5% of electricity restored and 3.4 million citizens who live here are sweltering in heat without basic supplies. water and fuel lines hours long. communication improving in san juan, but owe outside utside of cell phone signal. he like many, couldn't get in touch with his own family, having to wait anxiously for word they are okay. one of the major issues, finding drivers to deliver the supplies they have received. the governor saying this recovery is a marathon. george? >> they are going to have to stick to it for a long time. e eva, thanks very much. the other top story, a wildfire in southern california
exploding overnight. threatening homes and forcing evacuations. abc's jim avila is at the scene in corona, california. good morning, jim. >> reporter: it was a wild night here in corona as firefighters made an heroic effort to save hundreds of homes. an evacuation order remains under way for more than 1,300 people. the fair came close to the freeway, and people tried to evacuate. two super scoopers dropped water and another plane seen here also dropping chemicals. while most of the fires seem to be put down, firefighters remain here hoping that the weather will continue to cooperate, but they are guarding against more hot spots, robin. >> all right, jim. coming up, women and prescription painkillers. warning signs to watch out for. and the nphotos of prince harry and meghan markle.
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>> our military. thank you guys for being here this morning. and, you know, everybody probably has a hidden talent, i'm sure. anybody in the audience can sing? nobody can sing? oh, come on. if you ever thought you could sing your way into "american idol," which i think you could make it. >> oh, yeah. >> tomorrow, you can give it a shot. "american idol," they are bringing their talent search key yosk right here to times square between 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. >> oh, wow. >> you see it behind all of them right there. you can come record your auditions for the "idol" judges in that booth. >> you could be next, guys. >> you could be the next big star. >> that's awesome. >> if i'm off tomorrow, that's where i am. >> george is not onset. >> i saw the microphones on the desk. i thought you guys were going to
sing. no? no? you happen to have those for something? okay. how about "pop news"? this one is for you. this is for you guys. good morning, everybody. we'll start with royal news. prince harry and actress meghan markle, yes. they were spotted stepping out again, and this time, they were actually together. >> wow. >> yes. remember yesterday? we reported they were both to the invictus games, opening ceremony, but 18 seats apart, but today strolling hand in hand, getting a lot of attention for looking so relaxed together. some royal watchers say, george, it's uncommon to see british royalty holding someone else's hand and that it can only mean this is the real deal and that an engagement cannot be far away. oh, wait. but wait there's more. >> but wait, there's more.
>> but wait. breaking news. meghan markle was wearing a white buttondown shirt. it's called the husband shirt. >> come on. tease us after seven, eight more months? >> if you were engaged to everybody you held hands with -- >> what about the name of the shirt? i mean -- >> i think that's a clue. that is a clue. >> that is called investigative reporting. [ applause ] >> good job, lara. also -- sorry. had to give it up. also in the news this morning, this is your first look at the trailer for the film, "gaudy," featuring john travolta in awesome casting. that is his transformation. it's amazing according to the sources on the set. check it out yourself. here it is. >> i nominate john gotti.
>> why did everybody know? everybody close to me. >> i'm so proud of you. you should be running your own crew now. >> mr. gotti, are you the head of the family? >> i'm the head of my family. >> wow. pretty good. that looks good. >> travolta says becoming gotti was an evolution. he wore his jewelry and his ties, and his wife is being played by travolta's real life wife, kelly preston. catch the trailer on our website. that was a snippet. we have the full trailer and the cast. we'll talk to them all about that movie. [ cheers and applause ] >> you're on a roll. you're two for two. >> hot today. >> hot! then wait for this. 27 years ago, richard gere and jewel ra roberts hit the screen
in the cult classic "pretty woman", and now that heading to the great white way. the producer has set dates for "pretty woman," the musical, and it will be coming to broadway after a short run in chicago to work it all out. that starts this coming march. it's really soon. gere's role will be filled by tony award winner steve kazee, and the role that made julia roberts a name, goes to samantha bark. getting "pretty woman" to broadway was a film of the original director, our pal, gary marshall. this musical was the last project he worked on before he passed away in july of last year. so look for "pretty woman," the musical on broadway, and that is all i got. >> that is wonderful. [ cheers and applause ] thank you, lara. we'll turn to our health
alert. that headline about women and prescription painkillers and why they are becoming addicted. we'll talk to jen ashton in a moment, but first a look at the new report. >> reporter: this morning, the report revealing that women are most at risk when it comes to opioids. 30% more prescriptions written for women than for men. 40% for female surgery patients become persistent users like 39-year-old christina cruz miller, mother of three daughters. >>dy what they said, i followed up with my doctor. i trusted him. >> reporter: christina says he was prescribed okaysy cotton after removing cysts from her ovaries and had never haergd of the drugs before, but became addicted to prescription pills for 3 1/2 years. overdosing twice before beginning her road to recovery. >> i hated what i was, and i was embarrassed and ashamed and was content my family would be better off without me. >> reporter: that new report
funded by pacira, called united states for nondependence, and opioid overprescribing, finds seven common surgeries are often being prescribed far more pills than they need. >> what's startling and really bothersome in the study is the number of patients that are on opioids well after the surgery has been completed. >> reporter: the study concluding 3 million patients continued taking them three months or longer after surgery, and christina is not alone. 11.7 billion opioid painkillers like oxy cotton and vicodin were prescribed in 2016. if you laid them down end to end, they would crisscross the country 50 times. >> more people die from opioid prescription overdose than from heroin per year. >> that is startling. dr. jennifer ashton is here. you can be in pain after
post-surgery. are there any other options though? do people -- should we ask questions as a patient? >> 100% because an informed patient is the most ideal patient, but it's a catch 22 here because pain delays surgical healing and recovery so there's the balance about giving other options. if you are facing surgery, you want to ask a couple of questions. could you make inflammatories or use ice therapy. sometimes that's an option. you should always request the lowest dose if you need an opioid narcotic for the shortest period of time. it's basic pharmacology, and our awareness needs to be ratcheted up and we're talking about this class of medication. >> this number will startle people. according to the cdc, 33,000 died from overdoses in 2015. many what do we know about the addiction? >> there is intense research now going on, robin in the area of research medicine. it's the reward system in the
brain is hijacked and we don't know why people are prone to become addicted. we know it happens, and you have to be aware of the warning signs. if you are taking more opioid narcotics and you can't cut down, that's a sign. if you are constantly nauseated or vomiting, itchy, sedated, or have pinpoint pupils, these are signs you need to seek help. this can be life-threatening and we see that every single day. >> as a doctor, why are women prescribed it more than men? >> again, another sex gender issue. we don't know that. women suffer more chronic pain than men, and they seem to be given, you know, higher doses for longer periods of time. they are often on other medications that have been implicated in these overdose deaths, and again, pregnancy. this is a massive problem in my specialty. we're seeing a lot of pregnant women already come in dependent on narcotics and infants born
addicted. big push to lower this problem. >> as a patient, we need to ask other options, right? >> 100%. we need the do better. >> as always. thank you. george and lara? moving onto "dancing with the stars." the first couple eliminated last night. >> they flew all night long to be with us. we'll talk to them in just a moment, but first, here's a look at last night's showdown. >> reporter: the stakes were high in the ballroom monday night. it was the first elimination of the season. >> that was a super duper dance. >> reporter: taking over the ballroom, vanessa lachey, and property brothers drew scott, fighting to make it through. still the couples came to dance. three couples tied for first place. jordan fisher, and the dueling brothers fighting for the top spot. >> it's undeniable how incredible you are. >> reporter: barbara corcoran investing big in her tango this week. >> you have been investing in
the right things. >> reporter: but when the results were in, the "shark tank" judge wasn't able to close the deal. >> barbara and keo. >> and they are here with us. >> you flew all night long. i just want to start by asking you because you're usually on the other side. you're usually judging on "shark tank" so how was it to have the shoe on the other foot? >> it's so much better to be a judge. it was horrific and i thought i was fabulous. nobody agreed with me. >> were they fair? >> very much so. they were totally fair, and i can't argue with that. i don't like the results, but they are what they are. i'm used to coming in first. i thought i would come in first. i'm first out. >> but as always, a great sense of humor, but do you feel like you left it all on the dance
room floor or is there something you could have done differently? >> not at all. keo teaching me. he was distracting. he is so god damn delicious. >> it's your fault, keo. >> i guess it's my fault. i tried to put my clothes on all the time. and i think there was a part of my body that she always says, the clavicle right here. >> he has a clavicle right here. show them the clavicle. >> let's stop there. >> let's stop there. when he sweats, he gets a pool of sweat there. that was so distracting. >> barbara. you need to focus on the feet, not the clavicle. >> you try dancing with this guy. see how far you go. [ applause ] >> we have a special audience member with us right now.
kevin to lee ro'leary. >> oh, no. >> what happened? i was the only shark that believed in you. i wanted you to go all the way. i was the one that bought you the new broom so you could get there on time every morning. >> that old joke? real kevin? i thought he was taller than this guy. >> barbara, you were spectacular. i wish i could be there tonight to watch you, but oh. you're not there anymore. >> unbelievable. >> kevin, let me ask you a question. are you sure my contract hasn't expired on "shark tank"? >> barbara, you did great. and we're all spoupporting you r the next time. >> he has the personality beyond the show. everyone would feel sorry for him. sympathy votes count, but if you notice how he walks. he walks exactly like a duck. show your walk here. there's no chance this guy could
do it. >> you're throwing the gauntlet down. i'm going to get on "dancing with the stars" and kick your highny. >> oh, yeah? >> wow, kevin. >> neither one will be there, but there will be another elimination. watch it here on abc. [cheers and applause] >> hey, it's mickey's 50th birthday. all the ladies from pittsburgh pennsylvania are celebrating but we of course have an update on maria. national hurricane center show it's moving north at 7 miles per hour. that ridge that's been making it feel like summer here it's suppressing it. tonight tomorrow morning, one to 2 inches of rain and gusts up to 65 miles per hour before we kick this thing out to sea as we end the week. that's big picture. let's get a check now, happy birthday, a little closer to home. >> you saw how ginger showed that you front is going the o kick maria away from us. a high risk of rip currents. no rain but as we take a look on sky6 it's fairly gray. the sun will start poking
through a little bit later. but we're looking at a mix of clouds and sun today. temperatures in the 60's currently and going all the way up to 86 for a high later. warm and humid. still warm and humid tomorrow, 88. a front comes through on thursday, making it less humid, a high of 80 with temperatures tumbling after that and just 75 friday. your money matters. "shark tank"'s kevin o'leary back with us. he is giving us tips from the tank and helping us make smart money decisions. thank you. >> thank you. glad to be here. >> everybody wants to know how to save money and make money. what's your best advice for maintaining -- hit that button. what's your best advice for maintaining a credit card? >> it's not just a credit card. everybody should have two credit cards. one with a low limit, and you
can put this number out because it's maced out at 25, and it's on the internet. you have to care about that, and then you keep a second one for yourself personally with a higher limit of $10,000, but you never put this one online. this is the one that you use for larger purchases, but in both cases, you have to pay these puppies off every month. every single month. you never want to have a balance because you get charged interest between 7% and 23%, and that's a lot. >> that's a lot. at the end of the month. too much on in the first place. >> when you have a credit card t benefit is you build a credit history and that helps you in life, but you have got to pay it off every month. every month. that's the key. >> hit the button for question number two. here we go. all right. here we go. question number two. what's the best way to save for your retirement on a modest salary? >> when you get your first job, the average salary in america is
$52,000. you have to take your tax earnings and informers vest it long-term. if you start in your 20s, by the time you're 65, you will have about $1.2 million. do it by not buying all that crap you don't need. keep that 10%, and you will be safe when you are old. it's scary to invest. i'll tell you what's scary. being 65 years old with no investments. >> you have heard a lot of wows here. what crap can i eliminate now? we'll have members of our audiences. what percentage of your salary do you think you should save every year? >> 10%. >> that's it. but what do you save? >> about 8%. >> bump it up. bump it up 2% more, and you will be a millionaire when you are 65. [ applause ] >> so 10% is what you recommend.
>> it's not what i recommend. it's what you have got to do. you can't assume someone will be there for you when you are 65. you have to put money away. this is crucial. >> hit that button one more time. here we go. our money will spin it. wh what are your top pick for investors? >> i like companies with big balances that pay dividends that are in different sectors so i get diversify occasion. johnson & johnson. i love it. home depot, i love it. exxon. they all pay dividends and i love dividends. >> one more for good luck's sake. we'll be right back.
>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:27 now on this tuesday september 26th. let's get a look at your traffic with karen rogers. good morning. >> good morning, tam. we're still noticing a pretty good size delay on i-95 southbound. this is a live look at cottman and you can see just past cottman to girard we have a 42 minute jam right now so that's a slow go trying to head towards center city. yesterday we had a big tanker truck accident. you might remember that on lower state road. well, because of that accident they've got to shut this down for repairs so today from 9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m. this is a long time, it's going to be shut down in warrington. watch for that warrington township lower state road is going to be shut down 9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m. stick to horsham road. an accident on the boulevard southbound at cottman. still seeing people crawling at 10 miles an hour. if you're in this area stick to the inner lanes because the accident is in the outer
lanes. the schuylkill expressway our westbound accident in conshohocken cleared but we still see some heavy traffic right here and a car off to the side. this is the schuylkill approaching belmont as you head towards king of prussia. you can see that 34 minute jam from the vine to the blue route, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. now it's time to go out to dave murphy. he's got your accuweather. good morning. >> still rather cloudy over the terrace right now, tam. take a look. we're at 69 degrees in philadelphia, 66 in allentown, fairly cool and comfortable. this afternoon we are expecting clouds to mix with sun and we should shoot up to about 86 for a high. still warm and humid. warm still humid tomorrow, 88 and then a front rolls through on thursday. we could pop up to about 80 ahead of it with temperatures tumbling later in the day and in the evening and then on friday, sunny and nice but cooler, a high of 75. as yom kippur arrives at sundown. for the weekend just 69 on saturday. breezy and cooler for temple football and 71 on sunday for the union and the phillies. tam. >> okay, thank you david. back now to "gma." we'll see you back here in 30.
♪ welcome back, everybody. we want to thank you all for being here with us on this tuesday morning, and, you know, i wanted to start out a little light, you know, because we have kids, and kids -- they aren't so incredibly tech savvy, but it seems like they are born knowing how to use a smartphone. at 1 or 2 years old, and they can figure it out. give them technology back in the day when we were kids, and the kids are totally baffled. look at this little girl, bee tricks, who is trying to figure out a gameboy, but she can't figure out why it's not doing anything. she is touching the screen. and she is a toddler. like, daddy, this is broke.
then there are these boys in england, and they found old cassettes and she said, that's what he used to listen to when the music on was on. look what happened. >> you get music out of those. are you hearing it? >> i'm just getting rattles. >> do you think it needs batteries? >> yeah. >> where do you think the batteries go? >> is there a switch? >> that wasn't that long ago. i mean, i can't -- i had cars with that in it. imagine if you gave them an 8 track. that would be really interesting. technology moves fast, and these kids -- show your kids something from back in the day. >> so you can feel superior. we are going to bring out a great guest right now. she has won an oscar, an emmy and a grammy as well. now starring in "the mountain
between us," please welcome kate winslet. [ cheers and applause ] >> hi. hello. how are you? hey. how are you? how are you doing? >> i'm great. >> i don't know why i only kiss you and neglected to kiss everyone. i apologize. i apologize. good morning, everybody. >> i'm not complaining. >> of course, you're not. >> thank you for having me. things have changed around here. i like the audience. i like the audience. i do. >> kind of wakes us up. the movie, "the mountain between us," ultimate survival story. a couple falls in love after disaster. is it true you met your husband after a house fire? >> it is true. it's true. so "the mountain between us" is a story about two complete
strangers who end up entering a small aircraft which crashes and then the story is about how they -- how they have to survive, and they ultimately fall in love, and when i first read this script, i was so moved by it because that really did happen to me. i met my husband, and then the following day, the house that we were in -- >> i remember this story. in the caribbean? >> yes. this was in the caribbean. exactly six years ago, and then that man, that stranger, that great stranger who was wonderful at keeping my kids' spirits up and making them laugh, became my husband. >> wow. >> so i really -- i really loved this story because, you know, you should never -- you should never judge a stranger. >> you never know where you will find love. >> you really, really don't. you don't. >> i watched it last night, kate. absolutely beautiful. i saw the trailer when i was at the theater watching another movie, and the preview comes on and you know how when you are watching the different previews
and you're, like, i'm not going to see this. yours came on, and the entire theater said, yes, they were going to see it and i'm so glad that i did. [ applause ] >> do you actually know what it means to be reckless? it means to abandon safety. sometimes -- sometimes. right now, we don't have a choice. okay? nobody knows where we are. nobody knows where we are. you're all we have is me and you. do you actually think we're going to make it? >> no. >> i look at that clip. i look at that clip and, you know, i remember everything about every single day on this film because it presented something new and a new challenge and it was freezing. it was minus 38. we were in the canadian rockies. it was beautiful.
i loved working in canada so much, and our crew were incredible, but it was one of those things where i would look at the temperature gauge going down and down and down, and i would get in the car, and i would say minus 9. only minus 9, and then minus 22, and i would be, like, stop. i would be afraid for, like, what would happen when i stepped out of the car. >> how can you formulate words? >> your face freezes. your pee freezes. things like that. you have an appreciation, you know, for comforts in life. let me tell you. yeah. for a decent bathroom. >> and you do a lot of your own stunts, so how do you do that in those kind of conditions? it adds to it. >> it does add to it, and i felt for a start, we were a very small crew, and at our highest altitude, we were flying up to 10,000 feet every day, and, you
know, when we got up there, there was just this tight knit group of people and when i take on a part in a film, i believe playing the whole part. you can sometimes tell or if it's filmed on the back of the character's head, and it was important to me on this one to do it as much as i possibly could. >> you felt it was you the entire time, and you were on the screen. basically you two -- >> lovely idris elba. i know, girls. i know. it's an interesting thing. it's an interesting thing because, you know, i go off and have these wonderful experiences making films and i come home, and they are, like, it's great to see. let us live vicariously. >> you worked with leonardo dicaprio. >> yes, i did. >> it's the 20th anniversary of "titanic."
>> i know. i had -- and i remember it clearly. because of how much cake i had. i had my 21st birthday, and he was turning 22, and i'm turning 32 a 42, and he is turning 43. >> you're such close friends. do you quote "titanic" lines back and forth to each other? >> you know. >> you can tell us. >> you don't have to. >> we do. >> love that. >> i know you love us even more now. >> it's one of those movies that it doesn't matter where it is in the movie, you watch it from that point. >> i feel so grateful for that friendship, and honestly it is, like, family, you know, it's one of those rare, you know, hollywood friendships that, you know, i just feel very, very blessed to have. >> every time we see you guys
photographed together and a video of you, everyone gets excited. it's very special. >> i wish there was a soap opera version of the story where jack and rose did end up together, you know, but no. >> we get so excited whenever you come here. it's awesome to have you here. it really is. >> thank you so much. >> "the mountain between us" hits theaters october 6th, and coming up, harrison ford, he is here live. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> mild morning here in times square. welcome back to "good morning america." you know, my new friends, did you know that travers city michigan 95 degrees three days in a row. it's very hot. look at this. this was in bloom burg pennsylvania. they had temperatures around 90. they were hydrating as much as possible. so many people dealing with that late season heat that this hispanic is high pressure system is going to break down. that's the big picture. let's get a check a little closer to home. >> our brief 90-degree streak is ending today although we'll be well into the 80's. we're dry, a little humid and cloudy this morning. sun mixing with clouds later warm and humid 86. 88 tomorrow back to 80 on thursday with temperatures tumbling at night. one of the b
audiences we have had outside in weeks. hot out here. >> you have a great audience outside. and we have a great audience inside as well. [ cheers and applause ] and now we have a great guest. we're going to go to the highly anticipated sequel that was 35 years in the making. we're talking about "blade runner." we're so excited to have harrison ford, the star of the original in the sequel here with us, and he didn't show up empty-handed. he brought us a sneak peek. take a look. >> i heard the piano. don't lie. it's rude. you're a cop. >> i'm not here to take you in. >> oh, yeah? then what?
>> i just have some questions. [ cheers and applause ] >> and we have some questions. we have some questions too. give it up for harrison ford, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] so many years in the making. >> yeah. >> what is it like for you? is it easy for you just to step back into this role? >> yeah, if i have got something to do and i know what to do, you know, what to do about it, and i have got great company of course. ryan gosling, our director did a fantastic job. it's a beautiful film to see, and it's a very -- it's a very strong, strong movie. >> and you and i talked a little bit earlier, but this is a movie you need to see in the theater. you need that surround sound. >> that would be a good idea. this is too big to get on your phone or -- on the television set. and it's -- i mean, it's -- i'll
tell you what the other thing is. it's really nice to go into a darkroom with a bunch of people you don't know, and experience your -- your common humanity, you know? >> yeah. >> and it's about that. so it's really -- it really would be worth going to a theater if you can. >> and 35 years since the first "blade runner." so for you, is there any hesitation when they say, we want to make "blade runner 2049"? >> it depends on the great story, and the confidence on the people that are involved and i had that. >> also after 33 years, you brought back han solo. you're just doing it. [ applause ] >> and? >> is there anyone else you want to bring back? >> i just want, you know, i wanted to bring back characters
that audiences have enjoyed seeing. i wanted to be able to develop their stories in an interesting way. i want to give them a little bit something different, and then i'll go and leave them alone. >> but you have had so many great, memorable characters that we would never get tired. there are a few that i can suggest to come back. when "blade runner" came out, ryan gosling was 2 years old. how was it working with him? >> it was great. he has learned to talk. and run and jump down, and he is a hoot. he is great. >> but i hear you punched him in the face onset. was that an accident or -- a slipup? >> we were doing an action scene, and i threw 80 punches. one connected. that's really a bad record on my part.
>> but, you know, we have a big fan of yours, he is 15 years old, and he wants to ask you a question. where are you? >> how are you, mr. ford? hi. mr. ford, my name is eric, and you have been my favorite actor for my entire life. and my question for you today is, what is your most important piece of advice for someone who is looking to get into the film industry? >> thanks for the question, eric. i think the answer is find out how to be useful. figure out how to make it not about you, but make it about the project, about the story. just be useful. >> thank you. >> very good. very good. [ applause ] >> and i love eric's shirt too. "raiders of the --" >> i didn't miss it. >> you didn't miss that? you're such a cool guy, man.
you're on the october cover of "gq" magazine, and you are the only person -- this says a lot. you're the only person on the cover who the photographer said -- wore your own clothes. you went to your own closet and said, this is good enough. we got money raining down. >> well, you know, i -- i wasn't there to sell somebody else's clothes. >> but in 37 years, you're the only person -- so you kind of in this movie, "blade runner," you kind of dress like you are on the "gq" cover, so did you go in your closet and do your own thing? >> i didn't do it for the movie. that wasn't my t-shirt in the movie. i didn't have 15 of them, you know, i guess i met the guy when he came over to see if i had anything that suited what they
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a clown. and so, you know, it -- yeah. it's been a great thing. >> it's really been something. the sequel coming out now in 2019 as well. so let's talk about "sleeping beauties," and owen, this was your idea. >> we pitch ideas in the family all the time. it's a bunch of writers in the family. my mother is a writer and my brother is a writer, and i said, how about a story about all the women in the world not waking up one day? all of them? my dad said, that is a great idea. i said, why don't you write it? because i wasn't, you know, i immediately knew it would be horrible, and sounded like a stephen king book. >> this is probably a question you can't answer. where does an idea like that come from? all the women in the world asleep. >> people ask you where you get your ideas, right? >> there's a little used idea shop i go. they just, you know, i could tell you where they come from, but then i would have to kill you.
no. i mean, they come from everywhere, really. and when owen pitched this idea to me, when he brought this idea up, i just, you know, all the lights went green inside my head, and i said, there are so many things you can do with this. i mean, first of all, how would men fold their shirts? you know, who would clean the ring in the toilet? all these things -- >> you know that. >> men don't do. i thought, we got a real possibility here. >> you wanted him to write it. >> yeah. so eventually we just agreed to collaborate, and that was the -- that was the compromise. >> this is the first time you collaborated. you're both writers of course. how did it go? >> it went pretty well. >> it went great. >> we're still here, you know? >> we batted it back and forth, and i would do a section, and he did a section, and we would
re-write, and people want us to say we batted back and forth, but he didn't. >> you didn't? >> i would have an idea, and he would say no. >> he is the youngest of my wife and i's three children, and he is the bossiest, so basically if he says do this, then i pretty much did that, you know. but it worked out pretty well. we did re-write each other, and the result was it was almost like a third voice to the book. i want people to know who wrote what. sometimes we can't remember. >> i get to play oprah now. >> i get to play oprah now. you're all going home with a gus! nice job! gus! heyyy! looking good! (laugh) gus! hi kelly. gus. hey guys! huh? oh, gus! we didn't see you there. yeah. we were just playing gus. gus.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by the new mckaef espresso menu. nothing comes before coffee. >> looking osi if any more money is going to fall. >> money, money, money. >> have a great day, everyone. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:56 on this tuesday september 26th. let's head over to karen rogers to tell you what's going on with traffic. >> yet another new accident,
this one in upper chichester i-95 northbound at 322. it's mostly off to the side but jamming people up as they try to merge right here. watch for the left lane being blocked here. on the schuylkill westbound don't forget i've been warning you it's going to shut downton night at 30th street for overnight construction. at 9 o'clock the crews come down and block a lane. 11 o'clock until about 5 o'clock in the morning all lanes will be blocked on the schuylkill westbound right at 30th street. and they have detours set up. it's not hard to get on and off. give yourself a few extra minutes if you're traveling in the middle of the night like me. route seven southbound at new linden hill road a fatal accident involving an overturned truck. >> time to head out to meteorologist, david murphy. where is now dave. >> the sky is brightening here or there. we have reached the 70-degree mark in philadelphia, a lot of numbers in the low 70's right now. your exclusive accuweather
7-day overall we expect clouds giving way to sunny breaks, warm and humid a high of 86, no the quite as hot as yesterday. tomorrow 88, still is it icky. thursday a front comes through. we could shoot up to about 80 ahead of it but then temperatures tumble late in the day and at night. friday back to 75 and the upper 60's on saturday, tam. >> thank you david. one person has died after a triple shooting in north philadelphia. it happened around 1:00 this morning on the 700 block of green street. investigators say more than a dozen shots in all were fired and they believe they were fired from two different weapons. coming up at noon what we're learning about the victims as police continue to look for the gunman. "live with kelly and ryan" next up here on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great tuesday. >> ♪
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